Portrait Photography: Working Well with Young Kids

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Baby & Child Photography, Photography Tips, Portrait Photography

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There’s no doubt that portrait photography with young kids can yield delightful results, but there are definitely some different factors and conditions at play. Child photography often requires extra time, patience and preparation. It can be challenging to say the least; however, the rewards can be priceless. Here are some tips to help your studio photography with children to go as smoothly as possible:

Using Collapsible Photo Backdrops Outdoors

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photography Backdrops, Portrait Photography

black white collapsible backdropPhoto by Ryan Walsh

A photo backdrop allows you to take photographs against a fixed background, which may be preferable to a natural background. This often occurs in portrait photography when a room is too small for a portrait. You may also need a photo backdrop in outdoor photography when the natural background is too distracting. Photographers typically use a collapsible backdrop for remote locations due to their portability.

The Shield and Sword of Image Protection: Being Proactive to Protect Your Content

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photographer Tips, Photography Tips

This is a great guest blog by Amy Cobb over at Photography-Colleges.com.

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Theft of images online is an enormous and sometimes seemingly insurmountable problem. The net can seem so vast and so diffuse trying to find an unauthorized posting of one piece, or even a number of pieces, of content can daunt even the most stalwart of surfers. However, the process is often not as overwhelming as it may sound. In fact, in a number of cases the content-poacher is unaware that they’ve done anything wrong and an email request can quickly facilitate the content in question’s removal or even an unexpected source of promotion if the poster agrees to link the image back to your site.

Improve Your Portraits with 15 Easy Tips!

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photography Tips, Portrait Photography

Top 15 Tips to Improve Your Portraits | Backdrop Express Blog

In this technologically-driven age we live in, photography has become more accessible to more people than ever. From beginners to professionals, advancements in digital photography have made the process much more forgiving and enjoyable. While any beginner or amateur can push a button and capture an image, it takes talent, knowledge and expertise to compose and create really good photos. This is especially true for portrait photography. While there are few hard and fast rules that work every time when it comes to portraits, here are 15 solid tips that can help take your portrait photography from just “OK” to good — or even great!